Kangaroo Temple/North Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Kangaroo Temple/North Face

Priority goes to Tacoma Intermediate students. Part of a series 5-10 July including Concord Tower N Face, Kangaroo Temple NW Face, Le Petit Cheval, Liberty Bell Spontaneity Arete, and Chablis Spire, E face.

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  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 4
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

Base camp and time to be determined – likely on or near SR 20.  We will not necessarily climb the routes in any particular order and are subject to route and other conditions as they occur, with one of the days a rest day.  Everyone will be leading pitches on this climb.

 

Route/Place

Kangaroo Temple/North Face



  • USGS Silver Star Mtn

    USGS Washington Pass

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped locking carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Cordellete
  • Picket or other relevant protection
  • Extra webbing or cord
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